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together. this is al jazeera. hello i'm adrian for again this is the news a live from doha coming up in the next sixty minutes the dutch government demands accountability after new investigations accuse rusher of shooting down a passenger jet four years ago. and the uncertainty of the donald trump cancels his planned summit with north korea's leader. two suspects flee the scene after an explosion in a restaurant just outside toronto canada more than a dozen people are injured. and be here with all the day's sport including the houston rockets golden state in game five and are now just one win away from their
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spot in the n.b.a. finals. and the netherlands are holding russia legally responsible for the downing of a malaysia airlines flight over ukraine in twenty fourteen and they want russia to compensate the victims' families on international investigators concluded that the missile that shot down the jet came from a russian military unit all two hundred ninety eight people on board died most of them malaysian and australian president vladimir putin has said that russia doesn't trust the investigation a short time ago the story as foreign minister addressed the media. a strain in the netherlands have now informed the russian federation that we hold it responsible international the. it's role in the bringing down of m.h.
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seven tane astray or and the netherlands have requested russia to enter into negotiations to open up a dialogue about its conduct and to seek reparations well it speaks well to syria's worry chalons who's in st petersburg rory why have the netherlands in australia taken this step and what does it mean. well they basically reacted to the announcement from the joint investigation team yesterday that essentially russia has provided the buka missile system that shot down m.h. seventeen and that this boot system came from a specific brigade of the russian army the fifty third anti aircraft missile brigades that the system had been moved across the russian ukrainian border in the summer of two thousand and fourteen basically with the full assistance of the
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russian military and then moved back again into russia rafter the plane was brought down the evidence that was provided by the j.i.t. yesterday in their press conference seems to have been convincing enough for the netherlands and australia to take this step together now the netherlands says that holding a country legally responsible is a complex legal process essentially what they want to happen is for russia to acknowledge its responsibility in some way to enter into negotiations with both of these countries negotiations that ultimately would result in some kind of recompense for the families for the people who lost their loved ones to your hundred ninety eight people die passengers and crew in the downing of m.h. seventy this is a process that they say which might well take some time it's a complicated one and they are saying that
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a next possible step is to go to an international courts or other international organization to basically take this forward morry russia's always denied any involvement in both the war in ukraine and in the downing of m.h. seventeen is that likely to change anytime soon. yeah i mean russia is in a seemingly constant state of denial at the moment about a good many things about m.h. seventeen about its role in the conflicts in eastern ukraine about the poisoning of the script politics cetera the list is a long one and we have heard over the last few hours since the j.i.t. press conference yesterday another long list of russians in aisles the defense ministry has said it's a century the system was not in the did not belong to its army forces that it was a ukrainian army system that the production code shown in the j.i.t.
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press briefing yesterday was an old one and that it has decommissioned all of its all of its missiles from that era the kremlin has also said that it does not really trust the j r t s findings that russia has not been involved in the investigation and when russia has provided information to the j.i.t. it was ignored the russian government has so much invested i think in its foreign policy decisions of the moment that he cannot really step back from from those commitments it cannot acknowledge the actions that it has taken might resulted in something like the downing of m h seventeen for the current administration in the kremlin it would be a sign of weakness to do so and so i think until the administration inside the
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kremlin changes we're not likely to get any kind of admission of responsibility from the russians russia does not extradite its video ins to face justice in foreign court let alone military personnel who might have had an involvement in something like the downing about seventy which took place essentially in a in a client in conflicts taking place. in a neighboring country so no i don't think there is going to be an admission or dick knowledge ment's coming from moscow any time soon but it might have had any culpability for what happened rory many thanks sometimes there was a story challenge them live in st petersburg. north korea says the cancellation of a planned summit with the us president is against the wishes of the world donald trump has called off the meeting claiming tremendous anger and open hostility from the north but pyongyang says that it's still open to resolving the issues you have pretends he reports. a few hours after releasing a letter counseling the plan summit with north korea president donald trump issued
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a warning spoken to south korea and japan and they are not only ready should fully sure reckless acts be taken by north korea but they are willing to shoulder much of the cost of any financial burden any of the costs associated by the united states in operations if such an unfortunate situation is forced upon us however the president suggested the singapore summit could still happen it's possible that the existing summit could take place or a summit. at. a later date doldrums letter to north korea was a curious mix of threats and polite regret sadly based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement i feel it is appropriate at this time to have this long planned meeting the letter said you talk about your
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nuclear capabilities but ours also massive and powerful i pray to god they will never have to be used but the president added i felt a wonderful dialogue was building up between you and me and ultimately it is only the dialogue that matters if you change your mind having to do with this most important summit please do not hesitate to call me or write us secretary of state also said the next move is for the north koreans to make chairman kim why that decision to make for himself as president said we welcome their call their outreach to head back down that did we consult with our allies about the decision before making a public i don't want at least advise them that it's was coming i don't want to get into who all we notify does the white house i think will speak to that in a statement the south korean government said it was attempting to make sense of what precisely president trump means the north koreans and it was spurred by repeated threats from administration officials that north korea could face the
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libyan model if no deal was reached that refers to the overthrow and killing of libyan leader moammar gadhafi in twenty eleven the fear now is a hardening of positions on both sides i'm a little bit concerned now that if the trump people give up on this completely that we might be headed back to where we were six months ago fire and fury and the rest of it right it's important that we keep talking to the north koreans and we not slide back to fire and fury still for the moment the president says he is ready for what he called constructive dialogue with north korea i really believe given young people who want to do what's right so hopefully the work she had written see al-jazeera washington reaction now from china i'll just say as adrian brown is in beijing. well upbeat and considered three words from china's foreign ministry spokesman lew kang on friday he said it was obvious there had been obstacles in the process preparing for the summit but it was also clear that the two sides were still willing to sit down and talk and china would do whatever it could to ensure that that happened and he appealed to washington and pyongyang to remain patient
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china and north korea appear to be talking with one voice of the moment their language is both restrained and measured now remember president donald trump has accused president xi jinping of essentially seeking to undermine the summit he says that president xi has influence over kim and he's using that influence to try to gain leverage in the current trade negotiations between washington and beijing down analysts here in china have essentially suggested that senior officials in the trumpet ministration the vice president mike pence the national security advisor john bolton had been out to actually scope of this summit right from the start and at the end of the day their voices have triumphed. at least forty nine people drowned when their boat capsized on a river in the democratic republic of congo it happened on wednesday in the northern province of shopper around fifty people survived one of the main forms of
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transport in the country the polls are open in ireland where voters are being asked whether the country should loosen one of europe's toughest anti abortion laws the referendum asks voters whether they want to repeal an article in the constitution known as the eighth amendment that floor gives unborn fetuses the same right to life as the mother this effectively bans terminating a pregnancy abortions are only allowed when the mother's life is at risk women who have an abortion risk up to fourteen years in prison if repeal the amendment to the irish government has vowed to introduce legislation that would allow abortion during the first twelve weeks of pregnancy island has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in europe matched by poland which only allows terminations in rare cases that in malta where abortions are completely banned let's go live now to dublin al jazeera need barkha is there for us why is this such an emotive issue
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there in ireland. well a journey has been described by leo veronica the prime minister is a once in a generation vote it's a decision that divides opinions between old and young between urban and rural between east and west the reason why it is so emotive is that it pitches socially and religiously conservative values against those who are eager for change both the divide believe that they are out to defend human rights. i wish people had been given an important choice campaigners from both sides of the argument have been bringing the debate to the people. islands voting on whether to repeal the eighth amendment of the country's constitution that all but bans abortion the law says that the life of a mother and unborn fetus are equal abortions only allowed if there is a serious risk to the mother's life not in cases of rape incest or serious optimality those that break the law or face
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a maximum fourteen year prison sentence. is a doctor she's voting yes to repeal the eighth amendment she was pregnant with her third child when things started to go wrong we discovered that our baby had a condition called out of kathleen i'm at the top half of his head had never formed so there was nothing about his eyes no brain. and we knew then that our baby would not survive. and would have to carry the child to full term possibly another twenty weeks she travelled to liverpool in the u.k. for an abortion just being alone in a foreign country when you're dealing with us and then having. given birth and then several hours later having to board a plane to come home. and then a couple of weeks later. the ring on my door about and that's the courier and he has the ashes of my baby. this is where the debate is gathering momentum on high streets up and down the country here in the capital dublin yes camp. out in force
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campaigning side by side but you can probably imagine there are some heated moments here the results of this referendum will say an awful lot about how it's changed and how the paint to carry on changing. this is how the no campaign to getting their message across they believe that if the law changes it will be the. many a back you know for religious reasons the catholic church that once dominated irish society strongly opposes it from the moment of conception until natural death catholics believe that human life is sacred and therefore worthy of protection when it comes to the issue off the the on board we believe that worthy off special protection and in law but increasingly even people with religious beliefs are choosing a different path helped by political leaders like the country's prime minister who fax a change of the law. the government's proposed allowing unlimited access to abortion
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is during the first twelve weeks of pregnancy subject to medical and find. if the referendum is passed for many in this debate that's a step too far both sides say they're seeking a compassionate. to a difficult question so that when the polls close when will we know the result well first of all polling began at seven am it's well underway now i'm outside a polling station here in central dublin polling stations of course up and down the country voting. at ten o'clock this evening. twenty one hundred g m t so twenty three hundred rather g.m.t. . then the full count will actually begin on saturday and the result of which will be clearer by saturday afternoon this will of course is a result that can have a massive impact on politics going forward whoever wins in inverted commas commers
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the this vote will have the power to influence legislation for many years to come here many thanks indeed the back of their lives in dublin here with the news hour from al-jazeera still to come on the program the new legislation that the european union has introduced to protect the privacy of its citizens. but heads for oman after devastating the yemeni island of support for. and in liverpool or rather little pool arrive in ukraine will hear from a habit solid as liverpool prepare for the champions league final details coming up later in school. police in canada looking for a motive after a bomb explosion at an indian restaurant fifteen diners were injured three of them seriously in the city of mississauga near toronto detectives are studying security
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camera video of two men entering the restaurant who had their faces covered. to be transported this. is what. it would be consistent with an explanation. as to. how serious any lack reports now from toronto this was at a busy and popular a south asian indian restaurant called bombay bell in mississauga city adjacent to toronto its city with a significant so haitian population a city of around a million people police say it was about ten thirty in the evening local time and two males entered the restaurant appearing at to be dressed quite normally under stinky but their faces were covered the photo they released isn't very distinctive in the descriptions are mostly of their clothing but they do say two males are
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being sought as for the injuries police and paramedics say they had to take people to local hospitals with three critically injured people taken to hospitals in toronto where the most acute medical facilities are what we don't have here is any word as to be the motive behind this there's absolutely no speculation by anyone at the moment least or the authorities or otherwise and there's no word on whether there is a threat to public safety here we have seen it for weeks from the foreign affairs minister of india external affairs minister india so far edge saying her government is monitoring the situation just in case their health is needed but right now it appears to be preliminary we're waiting for the police to release more information as their ongoing investigation genius. the european union has introduced sweeping new legislation to protect the privacy of its citizens known as g.d.p. odd general data protection regulation it requires all entities to protect the personal data of all e.u. residents that means any information could be used to identify
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a person including photos posted on social networking sites and your e-mail address under the g g g d p r people will get expanded rights to access the information that a company has collected on them for free people will also now have the right to be forgotten which means that companies must delete someone's data if an individual withdraws consent for it to be held companies will have to replace long and complex terms and conditions with a simple to understand concept for qwest consent rather request and finally if a company has a data breach of this now inform all of its users within seventy two hours will many organizations say they are ready for the new rules some major u.s. websites have already been blocked in europe brother and reports from berlin. european data holders have had two years to work out a game plan for g.d.p. but the protection law intended to create
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a level playing field for data use has hit smaller groups hard. this youth football club in berlin uses membership data to circulate newsletters and fixture lists the staff are all volunteers g.d.p. are is a major headache we have the home page and actually i love having a photo with every team on the on the home page no we're not sure if we can they do it you're not going to be ready by friday are you. not completely. it's awful. for europe's tech companies g.d.p. are is an incentive to innovate his nibs. cappuccino at this trade expo in paris there are voice activated devices that don't actually share any data at all the consumers will get to choose right and they'll know better so they'll choose for equal features they'll choose the one that protects the privacy best get it wrong though and a twenty four million dollar fine is
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a genuine worry it is it is and it's particularly roaring because you cannot be sure that you have implemented the rules the right way at the moment the recent deluge of g.d.p. our emails shows the ongoing uncertainty some ask customers to explicitly opt in others put the onus on the customer to opt out and others simply mention updated previously settings. the facebook bridge and it's a scandal may seem a world away from the compliance requirements of a small sports club such as this but the fact is that even seemingly innocuous data when put together really starts to matter lobby groups and campaigners have broadly welcomed g.d.p. are as a reset button a wake up call they say for e.u. citizens to engage with some fundamental questions do i really want to continue giving this company my data and we need to do that is that it isn't necessary from us for me and to make a conscious attempt or
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a conscious decision and what data they share a recent survey of german companies revealed that just twenty five percent of them expected to be able to meet the g.d.p. our deadline e.u. data regulators are expected to be sympathetic for now but after extra time comes penalties paul brennan al-jazeera berlin. calland is a legal officer with privacy as national she joins us now live from london before we talk about the nitty gritty of what this really means for everybody this talk about what one of the big bug bears here make it stop please people not just in europe but all around the world being inundated with e-mails from companies pleading with us to accept you terms and conditions so that we can quote stay in touch britain's information commissioner says that all companies don't need to do that what's going on here. i don't say that's a good question and i think it's important to kind of take that step back and
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remember why i did it because important and every now around the world has the right to privacy and the right to data protection and what we've seen as more and more data is generated in our every day life is that companies are amassing more data and they're using it in ways that people wouldn't expect their it's blighting their data and what t.p.r. is doing is placing limits on this and. with these e-mails you can already see that the law is having an impact that companies even if they're scrambling at the last minute to do something about it are realizing that actually they need to look at closely at what they do with people's data and and really sort that out and not just a dating their privacy policies because they feel like it because they're actually obliged to be more transparent about what they do with people's data and to provide more information but it's also about having this kind of justification for what
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what they're doing with your data and and that is one of the reasons we're seeing this but it is also this kind of scramble at the last minute but. today we as the law takes effect is very much just the beginning ok we all agree to terms and conditions that none of us i mean let's be honest no this really reads these new regulations make it easier for the likes of you and die to protect personal data this puts the onus back on the companies doesnt it. so yes exactly that and what she does is it really puts the burden it puts the onus on those using our data to own companies to and to be able to explain this what they're doing in a clear concise and accessible way so it's really on then to make it accessible individuals shouldn't have to become data protection expertise or have to go in and about with complicated pretty settings in order to be able to trust that their data
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will be protected where europe leads will the rest of the world follow is the road open rift between the u.s. on the one hand and europe over data. so there are different approaches to the way data is protected around the world but we can see more and more data protection regulation around the world and yes it's a did a different world in the u.s. in terms of corporate exploitation of data and people's data a used and ways that wouldn't they wouldn't expect and there's been a kind of real failure with the central regulation regulation of courage in the u.s. and that's where we've seen for example recently with the facebook in cambridge analytical scandal that people are outraged not just in the e.u. but around the world including in the u.s. and consumers want more they want more protection they want to be able to trust companies with their data and sue i do think that regulation is an important step
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forward and it is forcing companies to take action and now that is coming to force it is time for it to be implemented and if it isn't implemented then there will be consequences and regulators have increased powers to enforce it and civil society is low going to be vigilant to the way that companies are implementing this little they need really good to talk to many thanks to you for being with us. at least nineteen people are missing after cycling makulu hit the gravity island of subculture a state of emergency has been declared evacuations are underway in nearby oman where the storm is expected to make landfall next muhammad valley reports now from the southern amani city of salalah. high waters ahead of the coming storm locals in the omani city of salada gather their belongings and scramble to evacuate buses and helicopters take the vulnerable out of the path of cyclonic emergency services are
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being deployed and people are being urged to seek safety the government warns that low lying areas are at risk from flooding until the early hours of friday morning the city of continuous to prepare for the cycle on scenes like this one for us those people are crowding in shopping malls stocking on food supplies or who tells me at the beach moving their guests to safer areas the yemeni island of sumatra offers a glimpse of what's to come cars and boats have been washed away by high waters hundreds more have been forced from their homes internationally recognized government has declared the island a disaster zone but the turmoil of the war in yemen raises questions as to how much help they can be material lodges are tracking the path of the storm predicting what will happen next because it is gaining strength and by saturday it will carry winds
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of one hundred ninety kilometers per hour or mine is used to seasonal rains but powerful cyclops are real in this region there have only been seventeen in more than one hundred years. and dizzy or some other southern all mine. and meteorologist weather and folks here with an update on the next here on that he is out then. we'll take a look at what's prompted indonesia's government to revise its anti terror laws. nicolas maduro makes a rare admission as he sworn in as venezuela's president for a second time. later in sport rough and preparing for his favorite tournament but details but far. through tranquil a rave you can use. and in on can free will to use in a finnish gondola. well the center of the storm is around about one hundred fifty
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kilometers to the south of salalah but you can see the outer bands already lashing the fast south of the arabian peninsula is going to make its way further north as running right up the yemeni border as we go on through the next couple of days then expecting landfall for the eye of the storm that is at around twenty one hundred g.m.t. sir around about ten to twelve hours or so the center of the storm will make its way very close to a sustained winds at the moment of around two hundred sixty five kilometers per hour gusting to two hundred kilometers per hour or just over spring in some very very big we waves stormy seas also we're going to see it continue to run further north as by the time it does reach the saudi border the winds were dropped out that will be of little significance but we are still going to see some very heavy rain for many as we go on for the next few days we could well see as much is maybe two hundred three of the millimeters of rain that storm continues to drive its way
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further north was so as you go on through the remainder of friday things really going downhill it'll push up a lonely yemeni border we are going to see the very heavy rain coming through and that wet weather staying in position as we go on through saturday into sunday but the winds by that stage easing down. the weather sponsored by the time release. june on al jazeera. with media trends constantly changing the listening post continues to analyze how the news is covered it's the most widely viewed sporting event on the planet as russia prepares to host the football world cup we'll bring you stories from on and off the field from afghanistan one o one east investigates why so few girls are in school despite billions of dollars of donations one year since the imposed blockade of the tide of al-jazeera examines the political economic and human impact of the crisis unfold provoking
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documentaries witness brings world issues into focus for personal stories june on al-jazeera. it is good to have you with us hello adrian finnegan here in doha the top stories on al-jazeera this news in the netherlands are holding russia legally responsible for the downing of a malaysia airlines flight over ukraine in twenty fourteen on thursday
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international investigators concluded the missile that shot down the jet came from a russian military unit. north korea says that it remains open to resolving issues despite donald trump's cancellation of a planned summit for what he called the tremendous anger and open hostility shown by kim jong un the north says his decision goes against the wishes of the world and is extremely regrettable. south korea's president says that he's perplexed by trump's decision his foreign minister spoken to u.s. secretary of state mike pompei oh they have greed to continue pursuing talks with pyongyang. and people in ireland are being asked whether or not to relax some of the strictest abortion laws anywhere in europe the referendum which is social and catholic conservatives against supporters of the war liberal. south koreans have denounced the cancellation of the u.s. summits with the north demonstrators outside the u.s. embassy in seoul said that they've been cheated of
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a chance to live in peace bryant has more on the regional reaction now from south korea's capital. an intended gesture of peace in a process that may be going nowhere. the demolition of tunnels at north korea's underground nuclear testing site. it was meant to be a further step on the path to a historic summit but by the time these pictures were reaching the outside world it was already reeling from the shock of the summit's cancellation. from north korea's foreign ministry a measured response calling the decision not consistent with the desire of humankind for peace and stability adding that north korea remained willing to sit down with the u.s. side to solve problems at any time from south korea disappointment verging on the will demand from me and i ask for vice foreign minister kim statement we see no
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change of a sincere will by the relevant countries when it comes to resolving the current situation through dialogue the government will continue our diplomatic efforts to further extend this momentum for the talks as part of that effort south korea's foreign minister spoke with her u.s. counterpart mike pompei or by phone she emphasized the need to build on the goodwill of the landmark into korean summit at panmunjom in april fearing months of painstaking diplomacy could now be wasted. south korean president meeting with north korean leader kim jong un had laid the groundwork for the summit well i think jane is in total of feel fairly indignant about this whole business because he has been a leader in working with kim jong un to develop an understanding and a way forward. in place of improving ties could there be
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a return to the hard line dictated by the u.s. and demanded of its east asian allies. in order for north korea to change their policies it is necessary for japan and the u.s. and south korea to apply pressure including the united nations sanctions. with the united states' call to stand firm against north korea south korean hopes. break through. as the tunnels of. iraq's politicians continue. has made him an unusual power broker his support comes from. his call for a change to the political status quo. stronghold.
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it represents about the only modernization in years. makes about ten dollars a day in one. city with a lack of services. nine million people live in a city. just around the poverty line the lack of services is evident everywhere basic facilities such as clean water and electricity are all but missing this is the traditional power base for the lineage of shia leaders named after. the first election where the poorest. elected the winning party.
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rich and poor. but the question remains complicated. to bring about change. to form a government that needs coalition partners but he also has to manage voter expectations but he makes alliances and then. we have high hopes from his eminence smoked out al solder he's the man of reforms. and entered the green zone for the sake of reforms so that the oppressed would rise. so there also need support from six members of his side when bloc which includes the communist party the former minister of science says the magnitude of iraq's challenges needs a united approach. on the raw employment. public the social service the public services. we're going to do with.
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infrastructure. because the construction all of these big challenges when each of which in which you can build a very wide. a bust just him says the situation for them has not improved since saddam hussein's time has makeshift food stall barely earns him a living he's already disappointed at politicians attitudes immediately after the election i swear. i was the main reason that there is rampant poverty insider city is because there are no jobs no money and most of all those politicians are turning a blind eye to us. for decades not much has changed here once again these poor suburbs have used their vote now they wait for politicians to deliver on campaign promises osama bin job paid out of the era of city baghdad. let's get more now on one of our top stories this hour north korea saying it remains open to resolving issues despite donald trump's cancellation of a planned summit the north says his decision goes against the wishes of the world
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and is extremely regrettable let's speak with michael pembroke who's the author of the book korea where the american century began he joins us now live from sydney a good to have you with us michael now the dust has begun to settle donald trump's cancellation of of the summit what are your thoughts. well it's very disappointing but one could see it happening possibly last week because i wrote last week that the statements by john bolton were extremely misconceived unhelpful and what triggered the current crisis is that mike pence repeated the same sort of statements on monday on fox news he talked about the libya model he talked about the military option and this incensed showy son who is he who is the vice minister for foreign affairs responsible for relations between
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the u.s. and the and north korea she's she she responded uncharacteristically she's normally a very measured person she's a very well traveled intelligent person she's well known in new york but she took offense at my pincers comments and that is the context there's been no statement by kim jong un himself i think president trump and those around him of over react to the normally the real issue is that the north koreans will never accept and have never accepted at have made quite clear that unilateral denuclearization is not part of the deal they are prepared i am quite certain to undertake complete irreversible denuclearization but the quid pro quo must mean must be. a peace treaty to win the state of war the official statement on the sixth
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of march issued through the office of the president of south korea on behalf of the p.r. nyang regime said that they would have no need for nuclear weapons if this security were guaranteed and if the hostile threat from indicted states was removed that's all they want i don't even think they care too much about. isn't trump's office of trade they can trade with china for all they need but what they do want is to end the state of war two in the permanent hostility to engage and have the peace treaty which was the basis for the armistice in nineteen fifty three unfortunately washington has form in this matter because the peace treaty was predicated on there being good faith negotiations to replace the peace treaty that replaced the armistice with a peace treaty in fact when the parties made in geneva in one hundred fifty four
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the us secretary of state foster dulles would have nothing to do with it he wouldn't even shake the hand of the chinese foreign minister and he treated north korea like a pariah out things have just gone on in the same way three years later it was the united states who announced that they were unilaterally abrogating the armistice by introducing nuclear weapons on to the peninsula and it's no wonder that from the nineteen midnite hundred fifty s. onwards the north koreans began their research and development into their own nuclear deterrent against the threat which they perceived from the united states so the best thing the best thing that's happened in the last twenty four hours is that the first vice minister for foreign affairs kim key one has issued and he's he's cherry so on huey's boss has issued issued a very measured statement keeping the door open michael we're going to have to leave it there many thanks for being with us michael pembroke there live in sydney
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. anticorruption police in malaysia have seized twenty eight million dollars from three apartments linked to the family of the former prime minister najib razak but bags containing jewellery and luxury watches were found in the homes of his son and daughter denies stealing millions of billions of dollars from the station vestment phone while he was prime minister. indonesia is introducing tough new anti-terrorism laws parliament approved the changes on friday following a series of suicide bombings this month more than twenty people were killed in india's second largest city so the two families linked to iceland carried out the attacks that you most give more power to the police and military scott heide live reports now from jakarta. sweeping changes to indonesia's anti-terrorism laws passed here in parliament on friday no this came after a late night negotiations through late thursday evening focused primarily on the
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definition of terrorism there the government and parliamentarians had a different view of what should be defined as terrorists and terrorism that was the gap was bridged and they were able to take this legislation to the floor here in parliament on friday now the new laws really focus on a few things one primarily is the prevention of terror attacks that's where previous laws were a bit weak here in this country that focuses on people who are associated who pledge allegiance who have been trained by terrorist organizations they can now be charged before an actual event has taken place a terrorist attack has been taken place but also even if they're plotting it they're able to now the government here in the legal system is able to bring people in and charge them for that so that's focused on prevention no one thing also this bill these new laws say is that the military will have a role when it comes to preventing terror attacks but the government has said to calm concerns over the military being very involved in almost all operations of terrorism the government saying only when it's big enough that they need the assistance of the military now the details of just how big that involvement will be
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will come in the next year where the president has to put official declaration exactly how the military will be involved that's to come but right now finally after two years before this bill fine was passed it was passed on friday here in the parliament. nicolas maduro has promised to do better as the president of venezuela was sworn in for the second time he says he's not to blame for the millions of venezuelans who don't have enough food to eat the opposition boycotted sunday's election and many south american neighbors have denounced it as a sham danielle schreiber reports from one of cyrus. he won't officially take control of the presidency and so january of next year he'll stamp power until twenty twenty five but there's no doubt at least in the eyes of he and his supporters that because maduro is still in control of venezuela he was sworn in at the constituent assembly a body set up and controlled by his government where he made a rare admission that things are not going well we must do things again he said we
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must do them better but the president according to the man himself is not the problem older adults should mean what it's a stupid simplification to think his problem is due to nicolas maduro but it's a problem of the entire country which has the right to live the dream and to a splendid future in that also looked at by many venezuelans cannot imagine that future that inflation is predicted to reach thirteen thousand percent food and medicine shortages more than three million people fleeing the country and around them crime and corruption president the dural agenda swayed and to have faith in the country's oil industry get a channel adult children up at all and i want to hear from the oil workers because we must increase production to one million barrels and who will do it madeira. do it i'm asking the oil workers will you not help increase oil production where are the oil workers the daughter won the elections with more than sixty seven percent of the vote however most opposition candidates were either in jail boycotted or not
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allowed to run they called the swearing in ceremony unconstitutional many foreign governments also criticized the elections in the round of followed then this way they are in the u.s. and expelled diplomats from each other's capitals while several other countries in the region have recalled their ambassadors president the daughter repeated his accusations that foreign governments led by the united states undermining than assuage his economy he took office in two thousand and thirteen on the death of his predecessor chavez despite the critters. the protests and the misery the is still the president has been a swayed leading many wondering just how he's done it then try not to see it when osiris. u.s. media say that the disgraced hollywood producer harvey weinstein is expected to surrender to police in new york to face sexual assault charges these are live pictures from new york outside the police station where
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the weinstein is expected to surrender on the sexual misconduct charges he faces arrest following a grand jury investigation and has had numerous allegations made against him including rape sexual assault he's denied having known consensual sex with anyone that it would be the first time that weinstein has been charge since the accusations emerged more than one hundred women have accused him of sexual misconduct including rape he was fired from the weinstein company following the allegations which triggered the me to movement weinstein as we said has denied all those any allegations of norm consensual consensual sex. donald trump has given a posthumous pardon to the world's first black heavyweight boxing champion jack johnson was jailed one hundred five years ago for having a relationship with a white woman i want to challenge the reports. the son of former slaves fought his
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way to become the first black heavyweight boxing champion of the world the texan ruled the ring for seven years and was an icon for racially oppressed african-americans but johnson's relationships with a number of white women led him to being charged under the mann act the law used to prosecute men for mixed relationships even if consensual and nine hundred thirteen he was charged with taking his white girlfriend across state lines for immoral purposes so we thank you so much. surrounded by boxing stars who pushed for his pardon in the oval office donald trump finally cleared his name well i'm here for the white house of behalf of the presidency of behalf of this country. our country is a great country and we have done something that was very important because we righted a wrong it was a wrong and a lot of people know it i know it without being an expert on the subject i knew it for a lot jack johnson was not treated fairly and we have corrected
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that with his career in ruins johnson skipped bail and fled to europe he spent years fighting in exile before surrendering to u.s. police in one thousand nine hundred twenty and spending ten months in prison my family now can go forward knowing that the strain and the pain has been traced and history will be written and i sincerely thank you sterling and you and everybody there brought me here i am this well. known as the galveston giant he died in a car crash in one thousand nine hundred forty six aged sixty eight but his legacy lives on jack johnson there his life as a free man he did whatever he wanted to do in an era where one every four days a black person speak lynched so he gave a lot of black working class men whole the u.s.
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president said it was his honor to correct a wrong in history america choudhry out you sarah. just ahead. in sports a sensation from japan continues to amaze in the major leagues details in just a few minutes that's still sporting at.
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thank. you but i guess time after sport has far thank you so much the houston rockets are now just one win away from reaching the n.b.a. finals for the first time since one thousand nine hundred five they took eight
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three two series lead by beating all the state in game five of the western conference final so hell malik reports. that houston rockets are putting golden state's grayness and be a champions on the real threats thanks steph curry and company are aiming to make the finals for a fourth straight season thank god but james harden's rockets are looking to get there for the first time since ninety ninety five was their showing just why they finished the regular season on top of the western conference off to both teams went in level at half time things start to get heated in the second home thanks chris for showing the worry is that he means business there were sixteen lead changes and nine ties in the second half with golden state going into the final quarter with a one point advantage anyway she showed up on the back but it was houston's bay area golden starting with twenty four points off the bank three were and they managed to edge it by four points
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ninety eight to ninety four thank you just know what to do we know what it takes to win and we definitely want to we pride ourselves on defense so it can create a lot of opportunities on office and that's what we pride ourselves on they were in good spirits considering the situation. these last two games gone. down to the wire and they made a couple more pleased to get the job done so credit to them but while you play seven games some of the scariest things biggest concern the health of crystal who went to injured and is a doubt for game six so hell malik al-jazeera. two time defending champions round madrid have arrived in kiev ahead of the champions league final on saturday a huge crowd turned out to welcome chris john a rinaldo and his team the spaniards have won this trophy twelve times in the past play liverpool for the crown this time around. liverpool are also in the ukrainian
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capital and will be aiming to become european champions for a six time their star striker mohamed salah is excited for his biggest match with the team so far. every match has its own proper ration you're asking about the champions league final which i haven't played in before i am excited i know the whole world will be watching but i don't want to put too much pressure on myself i feel this game will be great for us as a team and for me personally the second grand slam tennis season the french open is just a couple of days away world number one rafael is bidding for a record extending eleven title at roland garros the thirty one year old spaniard will face ukraine aleksandr dog gobble off in his opening round before a possible quarter final against south african sixth seed kevin anderson adele's last defeat at the french open was in two thousand and fifteen when he lost novak
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jock rich in the quarter finals i'll be back to these places. is always a new experience every year but at the same time every time that i have the chance to be to be in this place is like a very special feeling a lot of important moments in my career. on world number one it's mona how up is ready to put the disappointment of last year's tournament behind her the romanian led by a seven three love in the final four eventually losing to yelling at watson penco who was also runner up in paris in two thousand and fourteen at this year's australian open is still bidding for a first major title she'll play allison risk in the opening round and must reach at least the semifinals to stay at number one. improve the lot and those who are mentally most of the game is in the bit stronger. more complete no i feel. my movement on court good sister on that i'm feeling good time ready to start
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a little moment and hopefully i can play with a nice formula one is back in monaco ahead of sunday's grand prix the drivers have been reacquainting themselves with the truck in monaco is mental fences by the looks of things but no problems for red bulls daniel ricardo last monaco in record time and both morning and afternoon session she shaves half a second off communication and all. time from last year's free. and japanese rookie sensation showing a otani is continuing to amaze in major league baseball the twenty three year old designated hitter hit two doubles or two runs and drew two walks to help his team the l.a. angels rush the tron a blue jays eight to one. and that's all your support for the eater in back you already thanks dude that's where the new south grinds to a whole chain talking here to update you on the day's top stories just a few of the saucy.
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and monday ported world on the. u.s. and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa but what to do with these untapped natural resources is already a source of heated debate nothing much has changed they still spend most of their days looking forward to for dry riverbed like this one five years on the syrians still feel battered or even those who managed to escape their country haven't truly been able to escape the war. that's. existed it's biased slavery. yet rife with slavery. for fans of the two
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thousand and ten quake forced into domestic were. deprived of an education and dropped off a childhood. child slaves part of slavery a twenty first century evil. and this time on al-jazeera. i really felt liberated as a journalist beloved that was getting to the truth as an eyewitness was what is just. outrageous here is investigative unit exposes the criminal gangs fixing international cricket matches sixty two thousand a bus and that is a good thing to say fix it fix bribing professional players they send beautiful goes to the players the give them housing rolex watches. picketers. brought five of them to. al-jazeera investigations cricket match fix as.
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the dutch and australian governments accused russia of shooting down a passenger jet four years ago. and jane dutton this is their live from the house are coming up anger and uncertainty after donald trump cancels these kind summit with north korea's leader . two suspects flee the scene after an explosion in a restaurant just outside toronto. and voting is underway in ireland on whether to repeal the world strictest laws on abortion.

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